Thrillers are a dime a dozen, but thankfully the Los Angeles set Secret In Their Eyes brings a stellar ensemble and a multi-layered narrative to the proceedings. Julia Roberts is Jess, an FBI investigator whose daughter Carolyn (Zoe Graham) is found murdered in Los Angeles. Along with her partner Ray (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and a District [...]
Director Steven Soderbergh turned his share of heads with the drama The Girlfriend Experience, a 2009 indie feature about a Manhattan call girl (Sasha Grey) who balances her personal life and the demands of her various clients. Soderbergh returns to the “GFE” (girlfriend experience) arena, this time as the executive producer for a 13-episode show [...]
Opening in New York and Los Angeles November 27, The Danish Girl is based on a novel by David Ebershoff which is in turn inspired by the true story Lili Elbe’s (Eddie Redmayne) life as a transgender woman. Alicia Vikander co-stars as Lili’s wife Gerde Wegener
Redmayne, who won a Best Actor Oscar for The Theory [...]
Robert De Niro, who’s proven adept at comedies thanks to the Meet The Parents movies as well as Midnight Run and Wag the Dog, looks like he’s stealing the show in the just released trailer for Dirty Grandpa. Zac Efron, memorable as an irritating frat guy in Neighbors (remember Efron’s Travis Bickle [...]
When Spectre opens, it will be the 26th film to feature the covert character created by Ian Fleming: Agent 007, James Bond. The movie franchise, which began in 1963 with Dr. No, has featured a revolving door of actors playing the superspy, including Oscar winner Sean Connery, George Lazenby, David Niven, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, [...]
Movies about screenwriters in Hollywood has always been one of my cinematic obsessions thanks to such first rate offerings as Barton Fink and In A Lonely Place.
Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston takes on the role of Dalton Trumbo, one of cinema’s most acclaimed scribes. Blacklisted in 1947 for his political beliefs, Trumbo served [...]
Many are talking about the latest Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer, and it’s safe to assume millions of fans can’t wait for its release. The trailer featured mainly new characters to the Star Wars universe while also bringing back some of the franchise’s tried and true characters. We recently caught up with Star Wars: [...]
Actress Kristen Wiig (The Skeleton Twins, The Diary of a Teenage Girl) continues her forays into independent cinema with Nasty Baby, the latest offering from filmmaker Sebastián Silva. The Brooklyn centered drama centers on Polly (Wiig), a woman who’s wants to have a baby. With her close friends Freddy (Silva) and Mo (Tunde Adebimmpe) aiding [...]
One of the movies that’s peaking our interest is the upcoming Walt Disney live action film The Jungle Book. Directed by Iron Man and Chef filmmaker Jon Favreau, The Jungle Book may be Favreau’s biggest challenge to date.
The project, which combines live action and CGI, features Neel Sethi as Mowgli and a talented voice [...]
Sandra Bullock stars in Our Brand Is Crisis as political strategist Jane Bodine. Living in solitude smack dab in the middle of snow capped mountains, Jane is lured out of semi-retirement to spearhead the campaign of a Bolivian presidential candidate. Billy Bob Thornton is Pat Candy, a colleague who has bested Jane in previous campaigns, [...]